He starts by looking at the rhythmic complexities in Steve Reich, Messiaen, Ewe music from Ghana and a piece which lasts 1,000 years.
|02||* The Music Of The Spheres||20071030||20080401|
He examines Pythagoras' theories about the harmonious world, the thorny issue of temperament and why so many cultures divide the scale into 12 notes.
|03||* Theme And Variations||20071031||20080402|
He reveals the symmetry in Bach's Goldberg Variations, the maths behind bell-ringing and Mozart's obsession with numbers.
|04 LAST||* Composing With Numbers||20071101||20080403|
He looks at Schoenberg's rectangles, Xenakis' cubes and Messiaen's Mongean shuffle, and reveals that there is music in maths.